piled five hundred years ago,gave directionsfor making usquebaugh or aqua vitcs,then used chiefiy as a medicine and considered as a panacea for all diseases. Scotland and Ireland produce the largest portion of the whisky made in Great Britain. Some of it is exported to the United States. Illinois,Ohio,Indiana,Kentucky,Penn sylvania and Kew York furnish most of the whisky produced in our own country, while a smaller quantity is distilled in Tennessee, Missouri and California. Dis tilled spirits are the principal source of our internal Bourbon is prepared by a mixture of fifty or sixty per cent, of Indian corn with forty or fifty per cent, of rye and other small grains and ten per cent. malt. Mon«ngahela whisky is made from rye with ten per cent, of malt. Canada whisky from rye, wheat or corn with five per cent, malted barley. Plain spiritforms the basis from which gin, British brandy and other rectifiers' drinks are made,and it is used for blending with other fiavored pot-still spirits and sold under special blend names. It is only the finer^ qualities of matured malt and grain whiskies that can be used as single or unblended spirits. One of the largest and best-known firms in Ken tucky sends us the following formula: i i revenue.